Zoya Akhtar

Sonakshi Sinha to make her digital debut on Amazon Prime

 Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha is all set to make her digital debut with ace filmmaker Zoya Akhtar on Amazon Prime. 

Mar 08, 2021, 15:08 PM IST

Shabana Azmi says husband Javed Akhtar makes her laugh like no other. Shares proof!

Veteran actor Shabana Azmi shared a beautiful throwback black and white picture with poet-lyricist-screenwriter husband Javed Akhtar. Shabana claims that no one else can make her smile like her husband Javed can do. Various Bollywood celebrities also commented on the picture.

Feb 16, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

Zoya Akhtar remembers her affair with Spain through 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'

Zoya took to Instagram to post a picture featuring her with the three lead actors of the film, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, and Abhay Deol. In the image, they seem to be looking into the monitor to preview a shot.

Jul 15, 2020, 21:04 PM IST

Bollywood news: Ranveer Singh explains why he connects deeply with his character Murad in 'Gully Boy'

Ranveer Singh noted that 'Gully Boy' was the `perfect opportunity` for him to lay a tribute to Mumbai, a city that he is in awe with.

Jun 03, 2020, 20:28 PM IST

Facebook collaborates with Bollywood stars to put together fundraiser for coronavirus COVID-19 frontline workers

Facebook has collaborated with some of the biggest names in Indian entertainment to put together a home-to-home fundraiser concert, I For India. 100% proceeds from the fundraiser concert will go to the India COVID Response Fund managed by GiveIndia, to support on-ground relief efforts. 

May 01, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

If you liked 'Made In Heaven' web series, there's good news for you!

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has started scripting of 'Made In Heaven' season 2. 

Apr 14, 2020, 16:15 PM IST

Filmfare Awards 2020: Ranveer Singh celebrates Gully Boy's big win with director Zoya Akhtar, Deepika Padukone calls it 'historic'

'Gully Boy' swept 13 trophies at Saturday's Filmfare Awards, including Best Actor (Ranveer Singh), Best Actress (Alia Bhatt), Best Film and Best Director (Zoya Akhtar) trophies.  

Feb 16, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy out of Oscars

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's critically acclaimed film Gully Boy was chosen as India's official entry to Oscars this year but turns out the film didn't impress The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. On Monday, the names of ten shortlisted films were released in the Best International Feature Film and sadly, Gully Boy didn't feature in the list.

Dec 17, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Zoya Akhtar: I like to work with ensemble cast in my films

Zoya Akhtar's next is the Netflix project "Ghost Stories", an ensemble of four short films directed by four directors. Zoya apart, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar are associated with the project.

Oct 10, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Zoya Akhtar overwhelmed by Bollywood's support to 'Gully Boy' Oscar bid

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar is overwhelmed with the kind of support that the Hindi film industry has extended to her film, "Gully Boy", ever since it was announced as Indias official entry at the Oscars.

Sep 25, 2019, 20:59 PM IST

Zoya Akhtar: Literary world an untapped source of inspiration

Hindi and other regional authors do not enjoy a lot of Bollywood attention when it comes to films based on literature, feels filmmaker Zoya Akhtar.

Sep 24, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy is India's official entry for the Oscars

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy is India's official entry for the Oscars. The film was helmed by Zoya Akhtar.

Sep 21, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Janhvi Kapoor to debut in web-series with Zoya Akhtar's Ghost Stories

Janhvi, who will also be seen starring opposite Rajkumar Rao in 'Rooh-Afza', talked about the project that she will work on with the ace director.

Aug 19, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Arjun Kapoor says Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar are two coolest people he knows

The actor recently attended the 10th edition of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne with Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar.

Aug 12, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

'Gully Boy' bags best film at fest in Melbourne

'Gully Boy', which served as a voice for most struggling hip-hop artistes in India, has been honored with the best film award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

Aug 09, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Why Zoya Akhtar asked Ranveer Singh to behave

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh sent social media into a meltdown by flaunting his toned physique through a shirtless photograph. Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, however, asked the macho star to watch what he did.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Zoya Akhtar posts shocking comment over Ranveer Singh's latest photo, asks him to 'behave' — Check out

Bollywood's Khilji's lean body in his latest Instagram picture is winning hearts on the Internet.

Aug 01, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

Karan Johar-Zoya Akhtar's 'Ghost Stories' to go into production in August

After "Lust Stories", filmmakers Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap are coming together to spread some chills with "Ghost Stories" and they are looking forward to exploring the genre and experiment.

Aug 01, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

'Gully Boy' wins NETPAC Award at BIFAN in South Korea

'Gully Boy' is inspired by the lives of Mumbai street rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy.

Jul 08, 2019, 19:19 PM IST

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap, Ritesh Batra among new Oscar Academy members

The invitees, according to the official Oscars' website, have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

Jul 02, 2019, 17:23 PM IST